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Feb 26, 2013 7:00am EST
begin this half hour with a very different subject. first lady michelle obama, making a lot of public appearances recently and drawing some criticism because of that. nbc's white house correspondent kristen welker has more on that. good morning to you. >> matt, good morning to you. the first lady will be hitting the road to promote her third anniversary of her let's move campaign. but her media blitz topped by that performance at the oscars has everyone talking. people are still buzzing about michelle obama's oscar finale that no one saw coming. >> and the oscar goes to -- "argo." >> even an iranian news agency covered it, but photo shopped sleeves and a higher neckline. conservative columnist jennifer ruben is critical, saying it made the white house and first lady seem small. >> there is a sense of going too far and too much and becoming so ubiquitous that no one considers you special. she's the first lady, for goodness saks not a celebrity. >> reporter: the white house didn't respond but most of her appearances have been focused on her campaign let's move. on jimmy fallon, sharing
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Feb 23, 2013 7:00am EST
footloose. michelle obama shows off her lighter side as she busts a move with jimmy fallon. and she's proving she knows how to get a big laugh. today, saturday, february 23, to get a big laugh. today, saturday, february 23, 2013. captions paid for by nbc-universal television >>> good morning. welcome to "today" on this saturday morning. i'm lester holt. >> i'm erica hill. how about the first lady with the moves there. >> great moves. jimmy fallon -- who did we thought he looked like? >> there was discussion in the studio that jimmy fallon was looking a little tina fey-esque. >> nice to have the first lady in the building for that. >> yes. >> there's a little of the performance. it looks like they had time to rehearse this. >> the evolution of the mom dancing. >> from "pulp fiction." >>> meantime, we have serious news including oscar pistorius, the former olympian spending his first full day free bail today. we'll look at what's next for him as he prepares to face murder charges in the shooting death of his girlfriend, reeva steenkamp. >>> and lance armstrong facing a new legal challen
NBC
Feb 23, 2013 5:00am PST
by the husband of the woman who dropped the ring in the first place. >>> michelle obama has moves, will use them, and embraces her inner laugh track. kicking off a let's move initiative visiting jimmy fallon. ♪ >> there is mrs. obama and jimmy fallon doing some mom moves. they talked about her and the president's date nights. how can i read this and watch this and be all serious. what kind of music she and the girls listen to. i know. what sort of reality tv -- what is this one? >> the sprinkler. >> yeah. >> is that what it's called? >> my cousin rocks that one. she taught it to me. >> why don't you just -- you should label all the moves. this one. this is the sprinkler. >> still the sprinkler. >> and then right back. >> i am so 1988. >> wait, that's our move. that's our move right there. >> i want to say hello to dylan dreyer. back with the rest of the national forecast. >> not doing moves. the roger rabbit, all out of my repertoire. big storms across the country. heavy rain across the southeast will turn into snow in the northeast. especially interior new england. 3 to 6 inche
NBC
Feb 10, 2013 8:00am EST
about the threats heading for new england later this week >>> first lady, michelle obama, is back to the white house after attending the funeral of a 15-year-old shot and killed after performing in the inauguration parade. the visit comes as the debate over gun control heats up in washington. david gregory is moderator of "meet the press." good morning. >> gun control has stayed at the forefront. the president in minnesota pushing for congress to act. there was some talk about the first lady attending that funeral yesterday. where does congress stand at this point in terms of getting something done in terms of gun control? >> the sweet spot has to do with universal background checks. that's why you have a bipartisan group working. they are getting some tracks on this. huge public support for background checks. special interests are against it. this is still a much more potential area of success than trying to deal with an assault weapons ban or a magazine ban. that's how democrats are looking at it. as i talk to democratic leaders on the hill, there is a recognition that for a lot of
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Feb 12, 2013 9:00am EST
pendleton just days after first lady michelle obama attended the girl's funeral. pendleton had performed at the president's inauguration as a majorette last month. >>> and if anyone ever accuses you of throwing like a girl, just show them this. colorado high schooler anna olson shot this basket, launching the ball all the way across the court, big bounce and nothing but net. don't want to know how you score that, but i guess she only got two points because of that bounce. doesn't seem fair, though. creative shot. pretty good. yeah, very good. >> it's a two-pointer because it bounced. >> it bounced before it went in, right. >> paging lynn berman. we'll see that again. >> that's for sure. >>> how about the weather? >> ahead of this storm we've got a lot of wet weather. from new orleans, where they're celebrating fat tuesday on into florida, looking at heavy rain. we've got flood watches and flash flood warnings out there. as we take a look rainfallwise, we're talking anywhere from three to five inches of rain. backside of this system we're talking about snow. that's right. we've
NBC
Feb 25, 2013 7:00am EST
michelle obama announced the winner for best picture. ben affleck expressed gratitude for this win. >> it doesn't matter that you get knocked down in life because that's going to happen. all that matters is that you get back up. >>> and best actress, a bit of a stumble. >> you're just standing up because you feel bad that i fell. thank you. >> later celebrating with her family at the governor's ball. >> and the oscar goes to daniel day lewis. >> oscar winner meryl streep presented the award to daniel day lewis for his role in "lincoln." >> i had actually been committed to play margaret thatcher. >> in the directing category, ang lee won for "life of pi." from "django unchained," christoph wallets won for best supporting actor. another performance from the cast of "les miserables." a moving in memoriam, and "adele" from "skyfall," that went on to win best original song. >> and the quest to beat tommy lee jones starts now. >> song and dance for a big welcome. and as the credits ran, the end of the night alongside kristin chenowith and a tribute to the evening's losers. he said before the sh
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Feb 26, 2013 9:00am EST
online or at a bank of america near you. >>> first lady michelle obama seems to be everywhere lately, from opening the envelope on the oscars to dancing with jimmy fallon. leaving people wondering what she has planned for the next four years in the white house. here is kristen welker. >> people are still buzzing about michelle obama's oscar finale that no one saw coming. >> and the oscar goes to -- "argo." >> even an iranian news agency covered it but photo shopped sleeves and a higher neckline to follow the country's strict dress rules for women. in this country, conservative columnist jennifer ruben is critical, writing the oscar appearance made the white house and first lady seem small. >> there is a sense of going too far and too much and becoming so ubiqutous that people don't consider you something special. she's not a hollywood celebrity. >> white house officials wouldn't respond but note most of her recent paerpss have been focused on let's move. the first lady has been popping up all over the place lately, on jimmy fallon, sharing a moment with big bird. >> eating healthy is
NBC
Feb 12, 2013 7:00am EST
days after first lady michelle obama attended the girl's funeral. kevin tibbles has the latest. good morning. >> reporter: good morning, natalie. two men will appear in court in chicago this morning for the murder of hadiya pendleton, whose death so tragically highlight highlights the problem of guns and gangs in this city. chicago police say they have charged two men, 18-year-old michael ward and kenneth williams, 20, with hadiya pendleton's murder. >> sadly hadiya's life was cut far too short by the unksconscis actions of two criminals who have been charged this evening. >> reporter: 15-year-old pendleton was shot to death not far from president obama's chicago home two weeks ago. an innocent, police say, murdered by gang members seeking retaliation, adding that michael ward has confessed to pulling the trigger. >> they thought the group they shot into included members of a rival gang. instead, it was a group of upstanding, determined kids. >> reporter: pendleton's family in washington to attend this evening's state of the union address, expressed relief and gratitude. >> i'm happy
NBC
Feb 26, 2013 2:05am PST
keep my things to myself. michelle obama was a big, big thing. this was shocking she showed up. bangs are back. bangs. she looked great. people talked about "les mis." that was amazing. >> that was incredible. >> a really great moment. a people really liked ann hathaway. people were jumping down her throat. i think people are just a little over. she's like a little taylor swifty where, oh, my god, i won. oh. oh, my gosh, it's a surprise. no, it's want. you've won 12 awards for this. >> the dress and the -- >> i mean, i -- >> we think those were seams, but it was hard to tell. >> for one needs to see that. no one -- i don't need to see that. some people do. i definitely do not need to see that. >> you're not in a kind of guy. that didn't ring your bell. >> that is correct. >> jennifer lawrence was -- you liked her. >> i love her, but she tripped and fell because she wore that giant goofy dress. practice walking in those heels, girl. >> doesn't it make you love her more? >> i do love her more. i love her more than ann hathaway. i wish ann hathaway would have fallen. >> oh. >> i don't me
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Feb 8, 2013 7:00am EST
statements. defending president obama from racist attacks and even complementing michelle obama's hair but he always comes back to the lapd, demanding what he calls justice. unfortunately, i will not be alive to see my name cleared. that's what this is about, my name. a man is nothing without his name. >> police say they've ordered protection detail for more than 40 people named in the manifesto, which is both chilling and surreal. beyond lapd and politics he declares his admiration for a lau laundry list of celebrities and public >> diana, thank you very much. >>> natalie morales is over at the news desk with the other top stories we're following this morning. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah and matt. a hacker was able to expose conversations found in the bush family's e-mail accounts. pete williams has the latest from washington, d.c. pete, good morning. >> natalie, a spokesman for former president george h.w. bush confirms an investigation has been under way into what appears to be a hacker's intrusion into the e-mail accounts of at least half a dozen people. among th
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Feb 19, 2013 7:00am EST
properly after all these years. >>> michelle obama opens up about the bangs and she's pretty candid about what motivated her to have a whole new look. >>> we'll start this hour with the controversial cameras used to catch you running red lights. many people argue they're often inaccurate or unfair. tom costello has been looking into that story. tom, good morning to you. >> reporter: savannah, good morning. 24 states and d.c. allow these red light cameras. nine states ban them. fairness is the big issue. in court, depending where you are, you might be able to ask a police officer about the ticket he wrote you, but you can't do that with a camera and the camera presumes that you're guilty, not innocent. they can be horrific crashes, red light runners are especially dangerous because the people they hit are usually caught completely by surprise. each year, some 700 people die and 122,000 are injured in accidents involving a driver who ran the red. to cut into that rate, more than 540 communities nationwide have turned to red light cameras. in washington, d.c., the police chief is a firm beli
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Feb 18, 2013 7:00am EST
? >> there's less pressure and honor in that. when i think of role models i think of michelle obama and anna winter and people like that with proven track records. i'm still growing and there's still work to do. >> reporter: minor's career advice for other women, surround yourself with a great team, make time for yourself and be grateful for what you have. she also says if you're considering a career switch, just go for it because, savannah, face it none of us are younger. >> way to put a fine point on it. she is pretty inspiring. thank you very much. >>> how does steve harvey keep his figure? he will tell us about the diet he's on right now. it's a cleanse. but first -- he's very clean. first this is "today" on nbc. >> announcer: "today's" kitchen is brought to you by new smooth roast coffee, only at burger king, where taste is king. >>> back now at 8:51 with "today's" kitchen. on the lighter side. this morning, we take a look at the martha's vineyard diet detox, a tough 21-day regime with juices and soups only for three weeks. >> the author behind one pound a day. she's a registered n
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Feb 25, 2013 7:00am PST
from the white house, first lady michelle obama announced the winner for best picture. ben affleck, not nominated for best director, expressed his gratitude for this win. >> it doesn't matter how you get knocked down in life, because that's going to happen, all that matters is you to get up. i love you. >> in the best actress category, a bit of a stumble. >> you guys are standing up because you feel bad that i fell. that's really embarrassing. thank you. >> reporter: jennifer lawrence winning for her role in "silver linings playbook," later celebrating with her family at the governor's ball. >> and the oscar goes to daniel day-lewis. >> three-time oscar winner meryl streep presented the award to daniel day lewis for his role in "lincoln." >> i had actually been committed to play margaret thatcher. >> in the directing category, ang lee won for "life of pi." >> thank you, movie god. thank you. >> for "django unchained", christoph waltz won for best supporting actor. while quentin tare ren tino won for screenplay. for best supporting actress, the oscar went to anne hathaway. >> it cam
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Feb 22, 2013 7:00am PST
. >> what about the color red? is that going to be a big color? >> you know michelle obama wore red, and i think we're going to see that happening on the red carpet more as well this time. >> okay. >> i love the bling on this as well because it's kind of -- it's ballerina length. i think it's kind of -- >> tea length. >> very, very pretty. >> thanks, hon. >> now we have zenka. she's showing off architectural drama. >> when you wear a black dress sometimes, you can kind of disappear. you better give them something to look at. >> let's give them something to talk about. >> uh-huh. >> i knew she was going to sing. >> they love it when i burst out in song. >> this is great because it has an architectural neckline. plungy slit in the front. then you have a beautiful sweeping kind of train. this is really great. this is lloyd cline, and lloyd gives the parisian hollywood feeling. >> it almost wears itself. >> it's very architectural. >> this is good for a girl that wants strshgt. she's not afraid to really show she's confident. >> that's like a cate blanchett. >> exactly. >> you know, this will
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Feb 21, 2013 7:00am PST
came the bangs. michelle obama sticking by her ' 'do. this photo is a bit more intimate than her first portrait. that generated a lot of buzz because she showed off her beautifully toned arms. still has those pearls around the neck. she looks beautiful, as always. >> natalie, thank you. >>> did i hear you say nor'easter coming to town? >> yeah. i did. well, here's the deal. the european model -- >> we know you love european models. >> who doesn't, all right? we love american models, too, but the european model has been getting it done for us. here's what we're looking at. as we start friday, makes its way up off the southeastern atlantic coast and then comes out some time around the delmarva peninsula and pushes saturday up right along the new jersey/long island coastline. snowfall amounts right now, we're talking about nine inches in boston this weekend, eight inches in portland. albany, four inches. new york, less than an inch of snow. but again we have to wait for it to form and get itself together. we'll get to your local forecast, but first, this message. >>> good thursday morning
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Feb 8, 2013 7:00am PST
random observations on celebrities and politics, defending president obama and complimenting michele obama's hair. he always comes back to the lapd demanding what he calls justice. unfortunately, i will not be alive to see my name cleared. that's what this is about, my name. a man is nothing without his name. police say they've ordered a protection detail for more than 40 people named in the manifesto which is chilling and surreal. beyond the lapd and politics he declares his admiration for celebrities and public figures. >> diana in los angeles, thank you. >>> another big story we're following this morning, the start of what could be a record-setting blizzard here in the northeast. >> it's been an interesting morning already. we're seeing a wintry mix here in new york city as we take a live look at our plaza. in a few hours, it's going to turn to all snow. the winds will be howling, travel nearly impossible. we're covering the storm from all angles this morning. let's start with al roker, he is in boston. that is the city, boston, expecting to get slammed, al? >> absolutely, matt. t
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Feb 12, 2013 7:00am PST
murder of teen hadiya pendleton just days after michelle obama attended her funeral. >>> a new government study finds that 25% of consumers have an error in their credit report. the federal trade commission found that these errors could lead to people paying more for mortgages, car loans, and other financial services. >>> a soldier who repeatedly plunged back into the worst battles in the war in afghanistan received the medal of honor from president obama. while clinton romeshea choked back tears, his 2-year-old son romped around the white house. >>> res dments montana were treated to a terrifying prank on monday when hackers broke into the emergency alert stem and this is what unsuspecting viewers heard. >> civil authorities in your area have reported that the bodies of the dead are rising from their graves and attacking the living. follow the messages on screen that will be updated as information becomes available. do not attempt to approach or apprehend these bodies as they are considered extremely dangerous. >> well, the network is investigating the hack and denies that the
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Feb 21, 2013 7:00am EST
now. >> thank you. >>> first came the arms, then came the bangs. first lady michelle obama sticking by her doo in her new official white house portrait, this photo for her husband's second term is a bit more intimate than the first portrait. that one generated lots of buzz because she showed off her beautifully toned arms and still has those pearls around the neck. she looks beautiful as always. >> thank you. did i hear you say nor'easter coming to town? >> yeah. i did. >> here's the deal, the european model. >> we know you love the european model. >> who doesn't? we love american models, too, but the european model has been getting it done for us. here's what we're looking at. as we start friday, makes its way up off the southeastern atlantic coast and then comes out sometime around the marv va peninsula and pushes saturday right up along the new jersey long island coastline. snowfall amounts right now, we are talking about 9 inches in boston this weekend, 8 inches in portland, albany, 4 inches, new york, less than an inch of snow. again, we have to wait for it to form and get itse
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Feb 9, 2013 7:00am EST
morning. >> hey, good morning. so first lady michelle obama will be in chicago today for the funeral of the teenage girl who was killed by random gun violence. mourners packed the church on friday for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton's wake. the teen was gunned down near her school a week after attending president obama's inauguration. >>> it has been a year since former penn state head coach joe paterno passed away. his wife is fighting back in accusations against him. sue paterno sent a letter to former penn state football players saying the man who was investigated in the freeh report was not the man she knew as her husband. mrs. paterno calls her husband a moral and disciplined man. her letter comes as the family prepares to release its own report responding to findings after the jerry sandusky scandal. >>> an unusual traffic backup on a houston highway on friday when a house that was being hauled on the back of a trailer wound up all over the road. the house was smashed to pieces. look at that. with just one lone wall left standing. check, please, on that one. >>> finally, blizzards do
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Feb 6, 2013 7:00am PST
is in the white house now, michelle obama? >> i certainly -- she is her own beautiful individual person and i'm playing like, you know, in a comedy. but i was inspired by her arms and her grace and her awareness of fitness and health. and i really admire her for that. and i think all of her own personal first lady programs are founded in common sense. i really appreciate common sense because i feel like it's rare. >> that's true. >> unfortunately. >> a little too rare in washington. that segues well into our first topic in take three, talking about the first lady and more broadly about women in the public eye. there's a piece in this week in the washington post that focused on our ladifirst lady's, shall call it, derriere. >> what? i would like to see the derrieres of the people who are criticizing her. >> well said. >> she looks pretty healthy to me. she's a 5'11" woman. >> she is. she's a tall woman. >> statuesque. >> natalie, you deal with this, too. being in the public eye, someone who is always in view of the world, especially for the first lady of the united states, is ther
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Feb 10, 2013 6:00am PST
? >>> first lady michelle obama is back at the white house after traveling to chicago on saturday to attend the funeral of pendleton, the 15-year-old shot and killed a week after performing in the inauguration parade that. visit comes as the debate over gun control heats up in washington. moderator of "meet the press". david, good morning. >> good morning. gun control really stayed at the forefront here of the president in minnesota of course early kwrr this week, pushing for congress to act. there was some talk about the first lady attending that funeral yesterday. where does congress stand at this point in terms of getting something done when it comes to gun control? >> the sweet spot right now, erica, is universal backgrounds checks. you have a bipartisan group getting traction on this. special interests are against it. this is still a much more potential area of success than trying to deal with an assault weapons ban or magazine ban. that's how democrats are looking at it. as i talk to democratic leaders on the hill, there's recognition that a lot of their more conservative membe
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Feb 19, 2013 4:00am EST
. >> thanks so much, bill. >>> just ahead, first lady michelle obama talks about what reaching middle age made her do. >>> plus, details on a whopper of a hacking as burger king's twitter account gets targeted. "early today" returns in two minutes. >>> welcome back. to "early today." here are some other stories making news this morning. >>> well, almost 150 years late, but mississippi has officially ratified the 15th amendment to abolish slavery. the move comes after the oscar nominated film "lincoln." >>> law make ares in colorado have taken the first step towards enacting the gun control measures. the state house approved measures calling for universal background check et cetera and ban on the magazine clips of more than 15 rounds. no one supported any of the 15 bills in response to last year's aurora shooting. >>> scientists are warning that future weather patterns could bring less snow but more blizzards. few studies found global warming holding more moisture. >>> i'm sure you've seen michelle obama's new bangs. she said the new look was inspired by a mid-life crisis. on an interview
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Feb 12, 2013 4:00am PST
wrong. they thought the group they shot into included members of a rival gang. >> first lady michelle obama attended the teen's funeral on saturday. hadiya pendleton's parents will be among the first lady's special guests at this evening's state of the union address. president obama is expected to detail his plans for reducing gun violence. nbc's tracie potts joins us live from washington with more. as we know, it could be one of a dozen things the president brings up. >> reporter: absolutely. including immigration and a number of other things. one of the big things he'll focus on is money. particularly the $85 billion in automatic cuts coming in just a few weeks. tonight instead of focusing on how budget cuts would affect the pentagon, we're told president obama will focus on the middle class. cuts to headstart, research and thousands of government jobs. >> his emphasis on the needs to continue jobs or have our manufacturing sector expand, that work isn't done. >> reporter: in the audience tonight the parent of a slain chicago teenager who had just marched in the inaugural parade, un
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Feb 26, 2013 4:30am EST
comi >>> not everyone was thrilled with michelle obama's fashion decision on oscar night. look at the photo. on the left is what the first lady really wore presenting the best picture award. on the right, is how she appeared in iran with higher sleeves and a neckline. they digitally altered her dress in an online report giving her the outfit change that she didn't ask for. >> interesting. conservative cultures say women should be more covered up. there you go with the picture. >>> 4:41 on this tuesday morning. a live look outside from over the nation's capitol. clouds is what we're dealing with now. tom, that will change in a big way today. >> by this afternoon, going to be turning wet. you'll need an umbrella when you head back home from work and school. not this morning. just cold. you'll need your winter coat. in the 20s across the metro area. northern virginia, nearby suburbs in maryland. reagan national at 33. we'll have temperatures warming up. by noontime into the low 40s. then it's around 1:00, 2:00, we'll have rain beginning here and the rain coming down hard this evening bet
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Feb 26, 2013 4:00am EST
aids. >>> michelle obama showed off her bare arms sunday night while giving the oscar for "argo." iran decided to photo shop a new outfit on the physical lady complete with sleeves. >>> a new study finds a diet rich in olive oil, nuts, fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of heart attack and strokes by 30%. >>> stocks dropped on news of turmoil in italy. the dow closed 13,784. the s&p 500 dropped down 27 and the nasdaq 45. neek ke mrument ed 263 points while the hang seng tumbled 300. dead mark elections in italy panicked investors monday with fears without a steady government italy won't be able to tackle its major recession. >>> the domino effect sparked volume on the volatility index. >>> today, investors are looking for ben bernanke to supply soothing words about his easy money policies. >>> on the radar home depot may seize auto zone. and it fell after meeting accredit dags poses. >>> the first witness is expected to take the stand in bp's gulf oil disaster. protesters gathered outside of court monday as opening stap ii statements got under way. >> on the heels informi
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Feb 4, 2013 6:00am EST
available friday morning. first lady michelle obama loved the show. she sent a message on twitter. beyonce was phenomenal. i'm so proud of her. the first lady tweeted great game. congrats to the ravens. see you at the white house. >>> o say can you see ♪ >> grammy award winner alicia keys soulful rendition of the star spangled banner hit a record. it will go down as the longest national anthem at the super bowl. the official time according to usa today just over 156 seconds. that topped natalie cole's 152-second performance in 1994. >> you don't want to mess it up. there was a lot of pressure on her to not mess it up for this one. at the end she added something. i was too upset with that. i'm a purest when it comes to patriotic music. >> don't like when people -- it's getting a little hot in here. it's a cold morning. we had the beautiful snow that fell yesterday. it didn't do much in the way of curtailing anything. nature is putting on a show. all you got to do is stop and look. the picture of the cardinal on t the -- few minutes later. a hawk on one of those branches as well. post your
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Feb 11, 2013 5:00am EST
was awesome. dorner made mentions of first lady michelle obama and anthony bourdain. >>> the white house will get for input on how to crack down on gun violence. he'll take part in a roundtable discussion about gun safety. as well as deputy attorney general james cole. the vice president has bp the point person for the debate on gun control in recent weeks. eun? >>> bundling up indoors. the crime that left an entire congregation in the cold in just a few minutes. >>> also ahead, not the vacation they had in mind. the mishap that has hundreds of cruise ship passengers stranded at sea at this hour. >>> plus the performer who really is leaving it all out n the floor while trying to entertain the crowd. >>> a soggy day. how the rain is impacting your >>> watch this video with us. take a look. i'm sure we're going to repeat that. this is during the halftime of yesterday's suns/thunder game in phoenix. a performer starts flipping across the court. he flips out of his shirt. you saw it there. he kept going and he did it again and made a little circle there. >> wow. he's making me dizzy. t
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Feb 12, 2013 4:30am EST
group they shot into included members of a rival gang. >> first lady michelle obama attended the teen's funeral on saturday. hadiya pendleton's parents will be among the first lady's special guests at the state of the union address. president obama is expected to detail his plans for reducing gun violence. nbc's tracie potts is live from washington with more. tracie, what else can we expect to hear from the president tonight? >> reporter: well, that, mara, plus immigration, another big issue where the president hopes to have some influence outside the beltway to press lawmakers to get something done. another question, the big issue is money, $85 billion in cuts what we've been calling here in washington, the sequester that kicks in in just a few weeks. the president expected to address that. the white house said he will build on the scene from his inaugural speech. progressive themes, popular themes and focus on jobs and the middle class and the economy and growth. so instead of focusing on the effect of those cuts on the pentagon, the president will talk about the effect on the middle
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Feb 8, 2013 4:30am EST
replaced by chuck hagel if replaced by the senate. >>> and michelle obama plans to travel to chicago to attend the funeral for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton. a band student and honor opportunity who participated in the inauguration festivities. hadiya was the victim of gun violence last week. fatally shot about a mile from the obama home. >>> wall street is bracing for a blizzard. keep an eye on linkedin today. the professional social media network shot up 10%. thanks to earnings that dealer doubled. >>> boeing stocks go higher. federal investigators have given the green light to testing of the dreamliner. >>> we'll see how apple fared day after. david iron horn called the company out for the bailout of cash. apple said it's consider the proposal of shares. they could build a stack of dollar bills. 9,000 miles high. they could foot the country's education bill for two years. they could give every apple employee a $1.7 million bonus. or better yet, give every american a check for $437. >>> back to the real world where hewlett-packard is following in apple's footsteps and posing new limits
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Feb 12, 2013 5:00am EST
rival gang members. her parents are expected to sit with first lady michelle obama at tonight's state of the union. >>> a developing story in the gulf of mexico right now. tugboats are towing the carnival cruise ship triumph. the ship drifted so far north, it decided to tow the ship to alabama instead of a port in mexico o. a an engine fire knocked out the propulsion system. the ship is on generator power. more than 4,000 passengers are aboard with very few working bathrooms. the ship should arrive in mobile thursday. >>> as soon as pope benedict xvi steps down. they'll begin what' call a conclave. they will vote on a new pope. it takes a two-thirds majority to become pope. he won't vote for his successor. he will step down february 28th. he will see eventually move into a monastery in the vatican dedicating his time to prayer and reflection. >>> the pope's announcement shocked the world. now many people are betting on who will become the next pope. the irish gambling house patty power predicts it will be the biggest nonsporting event bet in history. they expect the bets will surpass
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Feb 11, 2013 4:30am EST
news comes one day after first lady michelle obama attended her funeral. the young teen was killed in chicago after performing at an inauguration event in d.c. the two were taken into custody early sunday morning. the suspects are being questioned but no formal charges have been filed. >>> friend and family will pay respects to the former navy seal who came to be known as america's most lethal sniep every. thousands expected to attend the memorial service at cowboy stadium in dallas for chris kyle. kyle, who also wrote the best selling book "american sniper" was killed at a texas gun range. he was 38 years old. >>> it was a chilly sunday service for members of the a local congregation. after thieves got away with the heating system. members of the church in arnold maryland say someone ripped off the heating pump about two weeks ago. police are still looking for the suspects. in the meantime, the kmur is waiting on word from the insurance company while the congregation tries to raise money. >> we're making due. it was a tragic loss to us. for us for the church and also for the communit
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Feb 22, 2013 4:30am EST
wednesday. president obama will speak at that ceremony. >>> first lady michelle obama will appear on late night with jimmy fallon. she's busy spreading the word about her let's move campaign. she can take on fallon in a fitness challenge. this month marked the three-year anniversary of her healthy living initiative for kids. >> i don't think i'd do too well against her either. >>> a major recall that may make you want to put down your breakfast. 38,000 pounds of pork sausage, it's recalling grault any mild pork sausage rolls. smithfield packing company based had virginia is warning that their products may contain small pieces of plastic. the recall effects 11 states, including the district of columbia and maryland. >>> incredible video that might convince you to keep the safety bar down on the chairlift when you go skiing. check this out. this is 17 year oiled jacob gutierrez hanging from a chairlift in new mexico. he slips off after trying to throw a snowball at his friends. after 6:00 of trying to pull himself back up, he plummets 45 feet to the ground. amazingly, essa live. he did suff
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Feb 8, 2013 4:30am EST
michelle obama will attend the funeral for a chicago girl killed just a week after performing during the inauguration weekend here in washington. the 15-year-old was gunned down on chicago's south side less than a mile away from the obama's home. she had performed with her high school band during inauguration festivities. education secretary arne duncan and pat quinn will also attend the service. her death brought renewed focus on gun and gang violence in the city. >>> the viewing of a -- former maryland delegate christine died after rescuers pulled her from her burning home temple hills. jones was the first african-american to represent prince george's county in the maryland general assembly. the final viewing will be held at bethlehem baptist church in southeast d.c. on martin luther king avenue. the viewing begins at 9:00 this morning. the funeral service at 11:00. >>> a -- this man died responding to a car fire near glebe road. today marks the one-year anniversary of his death. the virginia native was only 33 years old. today's remembrance will begin at 10:00 a.m. at the alexandria f
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Feb 8, 2013 5:00am EST
. megan mcgrath will join us in 15 minutes with troubled travelers are experiencing then. >>> michelle obama will attend a funeral in chicago for a teen killed there. 15 year oiled hadiya pendleton was gunned down on the south side of chicago last month less than a mile from the obamas home. she had performed with her high school band during the inauguration festivities. arne duncan and illinois governor pat quinn will attend the service. her death brought renewed focus to gun and gang violence in chicago. >>> the head of the nra say the new measures won't pass through congress. david keen said proposals like an assault weapons ban or limit are feel good measures. background checks simply won't work because the current systems are underfunded he suggested. he said they should improve existing background checks to cut down on gun violence. >>> we're getting another look at a man who groped women. this new police sketch was released yesterday. investigators believe the man is behind 18 different instances of women being grabbed as they walked through the town of springfield. with no fore
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Feb 21, 2013 6:00am EST
december's deadly shooting in which 26 were killed. >>> first lady michelle obama marking a milestone for her let's move campaign. to celebrate three successful years, the first lady is taking the movement on the road. she will make stops in new york, illinois, missouri, and mississippi. mrs. obama launched the wellness campaign to fight childhood obesity and to promote exercise and healthy eating among children. she'll spend time with jimmy fallon. you can look forward to that on nbc 4. >> fun. >>> speaking of healthy, our own tom kierein lives a very healthy lifestyle and has been giving us the forecast for 30 years. not once during those 30 years did he ever pass out on the air. >> what? >> there's an australian meteorologist -- woo ee're goin somewhere with this. it's understandable when you see what's happening at the time. take a look -- >> come on. >> i would have been screaming. that is grant denier going for the ride of his life. he was doing the forecast from a stunt plane this week. apparently enduring 8 g forces. was too much for him to handle. he passed out live on the ai
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Feb 25, 2013 6:00am EST
that award, too. >> the oscar goes to -- "argo." >> first lady michelle obama made a surprise appearance at the oscars, sort of. she was at the white house. she announced the best picture. ben affleck said he learned valuable lessons on his road back to the oscars. >> i never thought that i would be back here. because of so many of you who are here tonight, because of this academy, because of so many wonderful people who extended themselves to me when they had nothing to benefit from it. it doesn't matter how you get knocked down had life. that's going to happen. all that matters is that you got to get up. >> this is affleck's second oscar. he won 16 years ago for best original screen play along with matt damon for goodwill hunting. >>> the oscars featured a major upset. ang lee beat out steven spielberg for best director. he directed life of pi. there's history to the awards. daniel day-lewis became the first three-time oscar winner. jennifer lawrence became the second youngest best actress winner. she took home the statue for her role in silver linings. jennifer lawrence had
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Feb 22, 2013 4:00am PST
, specifically 18 of them. >> we can assume it looked something like this. meanwhile, michelle obama revealed her new whitehouse portrait. >> this is is my mid-life crisis. >> this guy thinks her new do is a slam dunk. a so-called houdini horse proved she's a talented escape artist. her tricks have racked up thousands of viewers on youtube. a nutty professor at columbia university got online attention, too. and yet nothing shook up the internet more than these. ♪ we learned that driving in russia is terrifying, thanks to dash cams that catch more than just meteors. here in the states, a dash cam caught some shocking moments of its own, luckily, no students were on the bus at the time. and while russia cleaned up its meteor mess, the skies in florida were still lighting up with space debris. and the last one for our own bill karins, we'd never make him fly a stunt plane but this weather man was not so lucky. >> oh my! >> and lights out. >> that's like jim carrey, the facial impression, forced by gs. >> my favorite of all the clips of the week was the otter. >> i know you liked that. >> it was co
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Feb 8, 2013 4:00am PST
panetta. who will be replaced by chuck hagel if replaced by the senate. >>> and michelle obama plans to travel to chicago to attend the funeral for 15-year-old hadiya pendleton. an honor a student and band majorette who participated in the inauguration festivities. hadiya was the victim of gun violence last week. fatally shot about a mile from the obama home. no arrests have been made. >> now to our big story of the day, that potentially historic blizzard bearing down on the northeast. if jim cantore shows up in your town it's bad news. jim is live in boston this morning. jim, how bad will it be? >> reporter: going to be bad. i brought a yardstick with me. we're starting with nothing. nothing on the ground pap few patches. we're ready to measure this thing. a high impact event coming from the northeast and that's why the governor said look we want you off the roads by noon. all non-essential, non-emergency personnel please be off the road by noon. we just have to think back to this blizzard that happened in 1978 almost 35 years ago to the day that crippled boston. thousands of cars o
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Feb 26, 2013 4:00am PST
. and advocating condoms to battle aids epidemic. >>> michelle obama showed off her bare arms sunday night while presenting oscar for best picture to "argo." an iranian state news agency was slamming the movie about the iran hostage crisis and the award, they decided to photoshop i new outfit on the first lady, complete with sleeves, perhaps to match the country's dress codes. >>> a new study finds a diet rich in olive oil, fish, nuts, fruits and vegetables can reduce the risk of cardiovascular disease and strokes in people by about 30%, underscoring the importance of healthy fat. >>> stocks dropped on news of turmoil in italy. the dow closed at 13,784 after dropping 216. the s&p dropped down 27 and the nasdaq 45. overseas markets follow today, nikkei plummeted 263 points while the hang seng tumbled 300. we'll see if the fear attack tore that tanked stocks monday happens again today. deadlocked elections in italy panicked investors monday with fears without a steady government italy won't be able to tackle its major recession. >>> worries of a disastrous domino effect sparked volume
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Feb 19, 2013 5:00am EST
. >>> first lady michelle obama said a mid life crisis led to her new hairstyle. she's going through a mid life crisis. in an interview with rachael ray, first raid i says she can't get a sports car and wouldn't be allowed o bungee jump, so she went with bangs. she showed off the new do on her 49th birthday before president obama's second inauguration. >>> a national trend says there is an overload of k through 5 teachers but a shortage of math, science and special education teachers. in illinois, there are ten teachers for every position open. in new jersey, they get an average 500 applicants for every full-time position. most teachers aren't qualified to teach in math and science. colleges and universities need to prepare future teachers based on the community's teachers demands. >>> high winds and low visibility caused a mess in north dakota and minnesota on monday. a massive blizzard caused whiteout conditions on the interstates. visibility was as low as a half mile in some places. 35 mile an hour winds caused multiple crashes and rollovers on i-94. things got so bad, police had to
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Feb 9, 2013 9:00am EST
with disabilities that's powerful. at 800-974-6006 tty/v. >>> today, first lady michelle obama will head to chicago to honor a 15-year-old killed last month. she'll be laid to rest days after performing at some of president obama's inauguration festivities here in d.c. almost two weeks ago, she was hanging out with friends at a park when she was shot and killed. she was a band majorette for her high school. illinois governor pat quinn will also attend today's service. >>> this morning, despite broadening search efforts, there is still no sign of a former l.a. cop accused of killing three people, including a police officer. these are new photos of christopher dorner taken last month by surveillance camera. investigators searched his mother's home last night. they also continue to scour the mountains just out l.a. despite heavy snowfall. police say dorner is acting out a manifesto he wrote, planning to execute former lapd colleagues and their family members after he was fired from the force in 2008. >>> an alabama prosecutor says we may never know the motive behind the school bus shoo
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Feb 11, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> first lady michelle obama attended her funeral on saturday. president obama will be in chicago on friday to speak about the ongoing gun violence. at this time, no formal charges have been filed. >>> virginia governor bob mcdonnell will try to sell his transportation plan to people in our area. he'll be at mcclain to lay out the impact his plan will have on northern virginia. the governor wants to eliminate the commonwealth's gas tax and raise its sales tax to generate billions of dollars for transportation projects. his proposal would also raise vehicle registration fees. senate democrats blocked the plan last week but the house signed off on it. a senate committee will take up the house version of the bill. >>> gas prices continue to rise toward $4 a dpal. the national average for a gallon of gas $3.58. seven cents higher than a week ago. d.c. drivers paying $3.77. an increase of 7 cents. virginia at $3.46 on average, up 6 cents. maryland, 6 cents higher as well than a week ago at $3.59. in west virginia, only up a penny compared to last week. drivers paying $3.65. >>> crews in l
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Feb 9, 2013 6:00am EST
mountains. >>> today, first lady michelle obama will head to chicago to honor a 15-year-old killed last month. she was shot and killed just days after performing at some of president obama's inauguration festivities here in d.c. she was a band majorette for her high school. illinois governor pat quinn and senior adviser will also attend today's services. >>> schools around the country are looking at how they can keep their students safe. in charles county, maryland, schools there are looking at a more personal approach than most. news 4's jackie benson has the story. >> what does that say about you as a society? >> reporter: discussing a quote from russian literature is all in a day's work. he's the school resource officer. in the complicated world of teenagers, he is an approachable adult, dispensing a combination of justice, advice, and occasionally tough love. >> he is a deterrent when people come in. i think they're comforted, whether it be a teacher, student, or parent to know we have an officer that can react appropriately, immediately to a situation. >> reporter: for years, while
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Feb 19, 2013 4:30am PST
lady michelle obama talking about what's behind that new look all those luscious bangs. during a recent interview, mrs. obama joked that her new haircut is the result of a mid life crisis. the hairstyle was revealed on her 49th birthday a few days before the president's second inauguration. it was a big hit worldwide. she says she cut her bangs because secret service won't allow her to get a sports cars and she also is not allowed to bungee jump. >> she got crazy with the hair. >> i think she looks good. >> she always consistently does. she can pull it off. let's check if that would work today. i don't know with all of the rain out there. what about the slick roadways. >> i keep bangs out of my way. >> you do a good job. >> thank you very much. >> you should let them down one day. >> that would be jarring for people around the bay area. looking toward the bay bridge. nothing jarring but a slight adjustment as that rain comes through. you'll have to watch those conditions and lower speeds accordingly. right now a smooth drive and some mist and that's what's impairing our view of c
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Feb 23, 2013 7:00am PST
with her let's move campaign. michelle obama last night got moving with jimmy fallon. ♪ fallon dressed up like a mom, he says, and put together the evolution of mom dancing with mrs. obama. the host even asked the first lady about a possible run for president in 2016. mrs. obama replied, joking, that she has her eye on another job, host of "tonight show." take that, jimmy fallon. >> very nice. i'm glad you mentioned jimmy fallon i never would have known who was dancing with her unless you pointed that out. >> can we get our yard work done? >> i think so, some nice dry weather for you. sounds like you have a bit of a cold so you probably appreciate the clearing skies in san jose. look at your forecast some light rain off by mt. hamilton. 40s and 50s outside right now. the winds helping to clear out our skies so today we will see those skies clearing from north to south and temperatures this afternoon a bit on the cool side, upper 50s to some 60s as we go through the day and then tomorrow a bit warmer, more sunshine to finish off the weekend. >> my head feels as cloudy as that sh
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Feb 7, 2013 6:00am EST
-span2. ♪ ♪ >> ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states and mrs. michelle obama. [applause] finish. ♪ ♪ [applause] [applause] [applause] >> well, good morning. we've had a wonderful time together to discuss issues and have a joyful noise. we thanks for your attention and, mark? you know, it's overwhelming to think -- b. >> [inaudible] >> yeah, y'all have a seat. [laughter] sorry. amen, thank you. [laughter] it's overwhelming to think of the pathways that each person took to get to this place today. some from little villages halfway around the world is and some from just -- and some from just 12 blocks away. so thank you all for coming. >> this year's event, which has taken place for 61 years now, began with a group of people who happened to be leaders wanting to get together for breakfast and for prayer. one thing i know for sure is that life is complicated, and it's likely to get more complicated tomorrow than yesterday. but as members of the weekly senate prayer breakfast group, we've learned that taking time each week to meet o take off the disguises that we wear
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Feb 7, 2013 11:00pm EST
] ♪ ladies and gentlemen, the president of the united states and mrs. michelle obama. [applause] [applause] >> good morning. we've had a wonderful time together to discuss issues. thanks for your attention. it's overwhelming -- >> [inaudible] >> yes, have a seat. please, sorry. [laughter] >> thank you. >> it's overwhelming to think of the pathway that each person took to get to this event today. some from little villages halfway around the world, and some from just 12 blocks away. thank you. this event taken place for 61 years now began with a group of people that happened to be leaders wanting to get together for breakfast and prayer. one thing i know for sure is life is complicated and is likely to get more complicated. but as the senate of the weekly prayer group we've learned taking time each week to meet and take off the disguises that we wear and pray and share our lives together makes life better. in the modern world and especially in a city like this, there are thousands of things that drive us apart. politics, ideology and even religion. we come together in the spirit o
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Feb 27, 2013 7:30am EST
prohibits mergers that lessen competition or tend to create a michelle obama. -- monopoly. that is essential to a healthy market. recently two of the four legacy carriers in the -- and u.s. airways announced plans to merge. the results entity would be called american airlines lead by u.s. air's chief executive office. the department of justice must review this. it's a technical inyour i are and the department should be guided by the facts and the law. the basic question that the department should seek to answer is how this merger's impacts on competition would affect consumer welfare. congress has an oversight responsibility to insure -- ensure that the department of justice conducts it is in thorough, fair, and reasonably prompt fashion. the department should ask whether it would enable american to raise ticket prices or ancillary fees, or reduce services especially routes currently served by both airlines. it should ask whether there's sufficient competition on the routes such as from low cost carriers to keep a post merger american airlines in competitive check. it should ask wh
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Feb 25, 2013 4:30am PST
. >> "argo." >> first lady michelle obama announced the biggest prize best picture which went to ben affleck's thriller about the rescue of six american hostages in iran. affleck produced, directed and starred in the film which won three oscars including best adapted screen play. "life of pi" took home best detector and daniel day-lewis won his third oscar for best actor for his starring role in "lincoln." >> my fellow nominees, my equals, my bests, i'm proud to be included as one against you. >> you are standing up because i fell. >> for a second i thought is she just bowing. jennifer lawrence slipped on the stairs as she went up to the stage to claim her prize for best actress and ann hathaway took home the award for les miserables. >> pixar taking home a big-time award. "brave" snagging the award for animated feature. pixar's seventh win since the award was first handed out in 2002. the company is planning to celebrate the victory today with everyone involved at their emery offices. >>> hollywood's biggest night is the biggest fund-raising night for a nonprofit. they have been don
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Feb 18, 2013 8:00pm EST
historians secret staff, chefs and curators, from martha washington to michelle obama. season 1 begins tonight at 9:00 eastern and pacific. on c-span, c-span radio and c-span.org. and you can also watch it again tonight at midnight. on this presidents' day, we talk about historian doug brinkley on the second terms of presidents. >> douglas brinkley, here is congressional quarterlies weekly and they have a graphic here. second terms tend to be more difficult. why is that? give us the history. >> well, i don't know if i totally believe that. and i know it's so popular right now that i hate to be the contrarian where we're saying second terms are a curse and that they're so much more difficult. i think any president would rather be in their second term than having to be in a first term with a huge election looming. so i think you get a lot of relief when you're president in the second term that you don't have to run again. also, there's a notion there are scandals that occur in the second term on nixon and watergate and iran-contra and lewinsky problems, all ones people raise. what they m
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Feb 15, 2013 10:30pm EST
michelle obama in a first of its kind profit for television. season one begins 9:00 eastern and pacific. watch the program earlier in the day at 2:00 on c-span. >> now, a conversation with marsha blackburn. this is 35 minutes. host: marsha blackburn joins us. a republican from tennessee. good morning. president obama has been on a tour is a visiting places like georgia, north carolina. we saw him give the state of the union address. how are republicans getting some air time? what is your message this week as the president takes his message to the street? guest: how unfortunate that he chose to leave d.c. then rather trying to sit down with us of trying to address the nation's problems. jobs, the economy, out of control spending -- we would have loved to have had the opportunity to talk to him and work with him. the way republicans are getting our message out is through what i call the network of you. is our constituents. you have seen republicans very active on social media this week. you're seeing us a very active with a telephone and town halls. we're talking directly to our constitue
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Feb 22, 2013 6:00am EST
money. >> that's exactly right. two words, michelle obama, we put her out there in big ways. to jen sport, to make people understand how tough this is going to be, because this was the spring when you guys get going longer and longer, our people kept saying, especially online contributors were like, wake us up when this guy decides to leaders. >> what were you guys doing on primary night? i mean the big night. these national conversation on politics, but i once had what were you guys trying to? >> we watched closely and they were good opportunities for us to kind of inter- into the commentary and share with our folks and jabs underneath it and it was also a chance for us to see how the message was unfolding. there were things that were said and debates that we kept a good notes on an popped up later on in the campaign. >> matt, you've been quoted on this before about the issue of immigration coming up and going after rick perry. do you still stand by what come you feel as if -- >> flip-flop. >> no, but you overreacted, overreacted to rick perry. >> look, -- >> specific on the immigr
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Feb 19, 2013 1:00am EST
ladies really have not spent much time. we have an example with michelle obama, she was not familiar with the white house, where as laura bush was familiar coming in during the george h.w. bush presidency. tell us a little bit about michelle obama's transition in and how she prepared for it. >> michelle obama is a serious student, but i don't think there is any way one can be prepared in a sense to really know what is going to be like. her husband had been a u.s. senator for a few years, but she and the girls had stayed in chicago where her whole family and support work. the bush people were incredibly helpful and generous about what the office was like and the structure and all that. the bushes were as well, personally, when the obama is visited. but i have to say there's just no substitute for being there. mrs. obama and the family were first at the adams hotel and then the blair house and into the white house for coffee, as is the tradition on inauguration morning. and everyone went off to the inauguration, and then what the white house residence staff does is just unbelievable, w
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Feb 25, 2013 6:00am EST
today. we begin with hallie jackson in washington. >> michele obama wore an evening gown to announce the best picture from washington. state leaders got down to politicking over budget cuts. >> advice is to stop campaigning. roll up your sleeves and do the hard work of governing. >> the governors the onus on federal lawmakers. >> do not put the burden on the state and the military. >> the real question is what is the impact on the people that we serve. >> the potential affect on headstart and energy assistance. governors worry. >> this sequestered stands to wipe out a lot of hard for gains in maryland and virginia. we understand this is an economic threat. >> some folks are starting to look to the next deadline. that is one the government funding runs out. there is speculation some lawmakers might wait until next month to figure out both budget battles at once. >> what are the odds we can see an agreement by friday? >> there is no immediate consequence when the deadline hits. humane not see until the furloughs start to take place in april the fire in the of lawmakers. >> or as we like to
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Feb 15, 2013 2:00pm EST
the lives of the women who served as first lady. from martha washington to michelle obama. a first of its kind project for television. season one begins monday night at nine clock -- 9:00 eastern. >> e-house committee held a hearing on management at the department of homeland security. -- the house committee held a hearing on management at the department of homeland security. south carolina congressman jeff duncan shared the hour and a half long hearing. -- cheered the hour and a half long hearing. -- chaired the hour and a half long hearing. > >> the committee on homeland security, subcommittee on oversight and management efficiency will come to order. the purpose of this hearing is to examine the efficiency of the department of homeland security and how wisely they are spending taxpayer dollars. let me begin by extending a warm welcome to other members of the subcommittee. i am looking forward to working with ranking member ryan barber as we both share a strong commitment to us border security and ensuring our border agents receive the support they need to protect the homeland. r
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Feb 13, 2013 5:00am PST
look at the evidence coming up in business news. he was actually in the box. michelle obama and tim cook responding to calls. the company share more than a huge pile of money it managed to i a quire. shareholders want to share in the wealth. >> shareholders want to share. an economist, john, recently pointed out there was more money in apple than in the u.s. treasury. tim cook has been encouraged to share that in a dividend. cook dismissed accusations from one big investor that am was hording money. cook saying apple doesn't have a depression era mentality. we are just conservative financially. now the timing on this is worth pointing out oh. last year cook attended the same meeting and then a few weeks later the company announced the first dividend. almost exactly a year ago today. one year doesn't a pattern make. if we want to see a pattern we expect in a few days for apple to announce a bigger dividend. young cool start-ups don't pay dividends. there is no pressure on facebook to return cash to shareholders. finding your first gray hair, a sign that if you want to take it that wa
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Feb 25, 2013 5:00am PST
michelle obama announcing best picture which went to ben affleck's thriller about the 1979 rescue of six american hostages in iran. ben said it felt like he was hallucinating when the first lady did that. he produced, directed and starred in the film. "life of pi" took home best director and daniel day-lewis making history by winning the third oscar for best actor for his starring role in "lincoln." >> my fellow nominees, my equals, my bests, so proud to be included as one against you. >> you are standing up because you feel bad that i fell and that's really embarrassing. thank you. >> jennifer lawrence slipped on the stairs as she made her way to the stage to claim her prize for best actress. >>> anne hathaway took home the best supporting actress award for "les miserables." >> they looked smooth out there. >> especially halle berry. a documenter produced by jennifer newsom was not a winner at the oscars but the bay area's pixar taking home a big award. >> "brave" snagging the award for best animated feature. they've had a lot of success. pixar's seventh win in that category since the a
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Feb 26, 2013 1:30am EST
of both -- of the first ladies, and from michelle obama. now belt -- now available for the discounted price of $12.95 for -- plus shipping and handling. >> c-span, created by american's cable companies in 1979 and brought to you as a public service by your television provider. >> the national governors association wrapped up a winter meeting monday in washington with a stop at the white house to hear from president obama. in about 40 minutes, the governors here from a tv personality, dr. oz, about the importance of healthy living. ben bernanke will be on capitol hill tomorrow morning to deliver the semiannual monetary policy report. live coverage of his testimony before the senate banking committee will be on c-span 3 at 10:00 eastern. >> all the founders' primary concerns, number one, with national security. what would they say, for example, about a company? based on how they acted in other instances, they would have savored a bailout because the supply -- a supply united states with their fighter jets. you can make an argument they would have supported the bailout of chrysler back i
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Feb 11, 2013 8:00pm EST
. michelle obama, accompanied by medal of honor recipients staff sgt clinton romesha. ♪ ["hail to the chief"] >> let's pray. eternal god, from whom we come to whom we belong, and in whose service we find peace, such as written to be found in the spirit of truth and justice. on yourselves. the you men of valor -- of valor. be ready for the conflict. today, lord, we recognize men of valor, who in readiness for the conflict, the battle came upon them. their sacred story is one of life and death, suffering of servants faithfully rendered at the moment of truth. they belong to that small band of black knights. and a nation grateful for the men who follow and the men who lead. we offer our gratitude for the actions of those men that day and for the actions of arthur rhodes, an intense man, short and wiry. thank you for claiming their sacred story and writing it into our nation's history. we distill our highest honor on staff sergeant romesha and recognize his actions that day. we pray your abiding grace and eternal mercies upon the families, the friends who gave the last full measure of devotion
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Feb 12, 2013 6:00am PST
house legacy. >>> plus, apple ceo becomes a very special guest of the first lady, michelle obama. we'll let you know why tim cook is scoring a prime time seat at the state of the union address. >>> and taking a beautiful live look. the sun's arrival over the bay area simply gorgeous colors in our sky. gorgeous day on tap. we'll check the forecast with meteorologist christina loren and traffic with mike in just a moment. 6:27. >>> from silicon valley to a special seat next to the first lady, why apple's ceo is getting the vip treatment at tonight's state of the union address and the tech twist on the president's speech just ahead. >>> that's right. time to crunch your way. crunch those numbers out there on the new york stock exchange as they ring in the day. a live look. today is tuesday, february 12th. this is "today in the bay." >>> it is 6:30. good morning one and all. thanks for joining us. i'm jon kelley. >> i'm laura garcia-cannon. today another first for president obama's second term. the state of the union address. this time around the president is taking time to shape his legacy
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Feb 25, 2013 6:00am PST
. see you tomorrow. >>> good morning. nightcap. first lady michelle obama is the surprise presenter for this year's best picture. >> and the oscar goes to -- "argo." >>> damage daniel day-lewis wins his third oscar for best actor while jennifer lawrence stumbl into actress. >> you guys are just standing up because you feel bad that i fell. >>> this morning al and meredith are live from los angeles. reveals this morning he's clearing the way to speed up the selection of his successor. this, as a top-ranking cardinal submits his resignation overnight under a cloud of controversy. >>> and "today" interview, skier lindsey vonn opens up for the first time since that devastating crash during the world championships in austria. >> you can honestly, after what you just went through, get back on a course and have no fear? >> her answer, "today," monday february 25th, 2013. >>> from nbc news, this is the "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie, live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. >>> and good morning. welcome to a special edition of "today" 7:00 on the west coast on a monday. i'm matt
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